Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition

Targeting funding success

€280,000 Cash Prize Fund

Investor Ready Advice

Access to Networks

Seedcorn Competition 2017 now closed for entries

Early stage innovative companies need funding to help their business take flight. The Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition not only offers a total cash prize of €280,000, it helps companies get investor ready and introduces them to valuable networks.

Closing date for applications was Friday 26th May 2017.

Regional Finalists 2017

Company name Location County Region
Loci Orthopaedics Galway Galway Connaught & Leinster
Rockfield Medical Devices Galway Galway Connaught & Leinster
Nova Leah Dundalk Louth Connaught & Leinster
Bioprobe Diagnostics Ltd. Galway Galway Connaught & Leinster
Cerebreon Technologies Ltd. Portnoo Donegal Connaught & Leinster
Tixserve Clane Kildare Connaught & Leinster
EndoCore Ltd Nenagh Tipperary Munster
Thalman Health Limited Glanmire Cork Munster
Class Medical Limerick Limerick Munster
Conpay Kilrush Clare Munster
Helixworks Technologies Cork Cork Munster
Design to Value Ltd. Innishannon Cork Munster
Decom Engineering Ltd Cookstown Tyrone Northern Ireland
Phion Therapeutics Ltd Belfast Antrim Northern Ireland
Visiblegy Limited Omagh Tyrone Northern Ireland
NeuroCONCISE Ltd Derry Derry/Londonderry Northern Ireland
Grays Clip Limited Lisburn Antrim Northern Ireland
Xenobics Limited Belfast Antrim Northern Ireland
CroiValve Ltd Dublin Dublin Dublin
Coroflo Dublin 1 Dublin Dublin
Assure Hedge Ltd. Dublin Dublin Dublin
Eskimo Software Ltd Dublin 11 Dublin Dublin
EnergyElephant Dublin Dublin Dublin
ikydz limited Dublin Dublin Dublin

Timetable for 2017 Competition

8 March Launch of Seedcorn Competition
March-May Seedcorn Promotional Workshops
26 May Closing date for initial applications
16 June Announcement of Shortlisted Companies and Invitations to Submit Full Business Plans
June and July Business Planning Workshops
1 September Closing date for receipt of Business Plans
5-22 September Assessment of Business Plans
22 September Announcement of Regional Finalists
October MasterClasses
November Announcement of Regional Winners
22 November Final Judging and Award Ceremony Dublin

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